Map of Webb County

Description:

Cadastral map of Webb County, Texas in the South Texas Plains region. Some features are marked in color and some sketched illustrations around the title. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Authorship is attributed to W.S. Porter, later known as the short story writer O. Henry.

Creator(s): Henry, O., 1862-1910
Location(s): United States - Texas - Webb County
Creation Date: June 1888
Partner(s):
Texas General Land Office
Collection(s):
GLO Historic County Maps
O. Henry Project
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Creator (Draftsman):
Henry, O., 1862-1910

Authorship is attributed to W.S. [William Sydney] Porter, who later became famous as the short story writer O. Henry. Porter worked as a draftsman at the General Land Office from 1887-1891.

Publisher Info:
Publisher Name: Texas. General Land Office
Place of Publication: Austin, Texas
Date(s):
  • Creation: June 1888
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Webb County
Era
The Texas Frontier, 1846-1861
The Texas Landscape
Description:

Cadastral map of Webb County, Texas in the South Texas Plains region. Some features are marked in color and some sketched illustrations around the title. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Authorship is attributed to W.S. Porter, later known as the short story writer O. Henry.

Physical Description:

1 ms. map : laminated ; 86 x 71 cm.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): South Texas Plains | manuscripts | counties | county maps | surveys | creeks | ranches | towns | Laredo, Texas | Palafox, Texas | forts | Fort McIntosh | Eagle Pass Road | Laredo Road | mountains | La Llomada San Pedro Mountain | Los Dos Hermanos Mountains | El Almud Mountain | rivers | Grande del Norte River
Source: Historic County Maps at the Texas General Land Office
Partner:
Texas General Land Office
Collection:
GLO Historic County Maps
Collection:
O. Henry Project
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: GLO_4128
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth89053
Resource Type: Map
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public
Citation:
Preferred Citation: Map of Webb County, W. S. Porter, draftsman, June 1888. #4218. Texas General Land Office, Austin.

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Map of Webb County

Map of Webb County

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